The North Star Project, 2013-2014 Report Number Twenty-Four — My first real Thanksgiving (US) experience by Ana María Camelo Vega
For most of the people in The United States, Thanksgiving is a day full of food, family and good times. But what about people from somewhere other that The United States? What does this day mean for internationals? Many of us, did not even know about this holiday. Nevertheless, it is really interesting for me as an international student to know a little bit about its background, and how it became so important for the majority of people in The United States.
Firstly, it is important to take into account the school where I come from. For this instance, Catholic Sisters who came all the way from Rochester, USA to Colombia, South America, founded my school. This little fact might be a determinant in the way that we did learn…
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